- Murphy passes up NBA draft to stay at Notre Dame u Decision results from love for Notre Dame, teammates (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Associate Sports Editor)
Troy Murphy picked friends over fortune Friday and announced his decision to spend another year at Notre Dame with his teammates rather than pursue the riches that go with being an NBA lottery draft pick.
- Murphy passes up NBA draft to stay at Notre Dame Media questions caused unneeded stress, pressure for college kid (Tim Casey Assistant Sports Editor)
Troy Murphy awoke on Friday morning after tossing and turning all night. That afternoon he was to announce his intentions for next year. A few hours later, Murphy headed over to the dry cleaners to pick up a shirt to wear at the press conference. Only problem was he had lost his ticket.
- No. 14 Irish knock off 16th-ranked William and Mary (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
The 14th ranked Notre Dame women's tennis team continued its meteoric ascent to the top of the national rankings with an impressive 6-3 victory over the No. 16 Tribe of William and Mary.
- Irish end losing streak with 13-10 win over Eagles First weekend game ends in loss to Connecticut (By SARAH RYKOWSKI Sports Writer)
The women's laxers ended a rigorous week of road trips victorious, finishing 1-1 for the weekend. The Irish rise to 4-6, after a loss to Connecticut on Saturday and a win at Boston College on Sunday.
- Irish finish undefeated in league play with close win (By STEVE KEPPEL Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame men's lacrosse team completed an undefeated season in the Great Western lacrosse league on Saturday by defeating a tough Butler team 12-11. The Irish have now won or shared the GWLL title in nine of head coach Kevin Corrigan's 12 seasons.
- Belles make clean sweep of opponents (By KATIE MCVOY Assistant Sports Editor)
The Saint Mary's tennis team made a clean sweep this weekend, defeating Alma College and Tri-State College Saturday 9 -0.
- Irish take seventh at Marshall Invite (Special to The Observer )
- Walk-on Gagne earns fifth win (By BRIAN TRAVERS Sports Writer)
Notre Dame pitchers Aaron Heilman and J.P. Gagne posted strong wins as the Irish took two out of three games from Big East opponent Boston College this weekend at Eck Stadium.
- Is Elian a child of revolution? (Maribel Morey News Copy Editor)
Yeah, you know the story. Elian Gonzalez was found in an inner tube and he's in Miami, but he's going to be sent back to Cuba soon. The law says he must go back, so you believe he should go back, but do you really know the law?
- Not peace but the sword in capital punishment (Mike Marchand Questionable Freedoms)
At the risk of throwing the you-know-what into the fan and causing one of those wars that rage in The Observer every so often, I would like to make the following three statements:
- Quote of the Day (Kelly McGillis American actress)
"By not coming forward (about rape),
- Is this a 'Christian' university (Aaron Kreider Think, Question, Resist)
If Notre Dame is to serve the message of the Gospels it will need to undergo a radical transformation. Trying to follow Jesus is radical. So here is a radical agenda that will provoke you to think and many of you to disagree.
- Rape victim responds (Letter to the Editor )
Try to imagine yourselves in this situation. You are relaxing on a weekend night, socializing with friends and drinking far too much to be cognitively coherent. At some point in the evening, you find yourself alone with one of your friends and, before you realize it, things get physical. Although you have not actually consented to it, you find yourself unable to stop what is happening to you. You awake the next morning and realize you have engaged in nonconsentual intercourse with a friend and are left to deal with the consequences of what has taken place. Not an entirely unfamiliar story, I'm sure.
- House Speaker gives talk on political ethics (By TIM LOGAN News Writer)
Our elected leaders should avoid partisanship and act upon their values, not political expediency, when making decisions affecting public life, said Dennis Hastert, speaker of the House of Representatives, Saturday.
- Law students rally for school loan forgiveness O'Hara on right track to aid service-minded graduates, former dean says (By ERIN LaRUFFA Assistant News Editor)
With rain running ink off their posters, a group of Notre Dame Law School students and their supporters rallied Friday outside the Main Building for loan forgiveness for graduates who pursue public service careers.
- Howard: Judge science for self (By TOM ENRIGHT News Writer)
Human dignity extends to more than issues of abortion, according to the planners of this past weekend's Right to Life Collegiate Conference.
- Congressman shares past with Black Law Association (By HELENA RAYAM News Writer)
About 20 years ago, Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. sat in his Memphis, Tenn., home doing homework to prepare for his future.
- ND experts debate Ugandan cult crisis Professors discuss Church's responsibility in mass murder by (By MARIBEL MOREY News Writer)
Several hundred members of a doomsday cult in Uganda died in what appeared to be a mass murder at the hand of its main leader, a former Catholic priest named Kibweteere.
- Rice: Push pro-life agenda to general public (By MIKE de la ROSA News Writer)
Because the Supreme Court will not outlaw abortion, activists must change public opinion to a pro-life stance, said law professor Charles Rice at this weekend's Collegiate Pro-Life Leadership Confer-ence.
- SMC alumnae board holds spring meeting (By COUNTNEY BOYLE News Writer)
Saint Mary's Alumnae Association's Board of Directors focused on how to stay in touch with campus happenings at its annual spring meeting on campus last weekend.
- SMC to hold canned food drive (By NELLIE WILLIAMS News Writer)
Sodexho Marriot Food Services will host a food drive this week at Saint Mary's. All donations will go to the North Central Indiana Food Bank.
- Knott Hall Juggs are building identity through vibrant orange and spirit (By BRIAN FORD Scene Writer)
Nicknamed the Juggs, the men of Knott Hall reside in a smaller sized L shaped dorm hidden behind Touchdown Jesus on the north side of campus. Knott men are known for their athleticism, winning such inter-hall events as football, soccer, bench press and b-league basketball. They also placed second in hockey. They love their sports but pride themselves on being gentlemen (or something to that extent).
- Siegfried Ramblers' spirit of community helps unite the dorm (By TIM LOGAN Scene Writer)
Three years ago, Siegfried was a girl's dorm.
- Console or computer? (Mike Revers access denied)
In the past few months, the battle over where video games are played has become a heated one. The gaming world has seen a rise in competition between the rise in games for the computer and the anticipation of some new gaming consoles that are coming to the market. Until the recent explosion of computer sales, the debate on whether or not to purchase computer games or the traditional gaming console was pretty much a non-issue.
- PETA asks, `got beer?' (Casey Grabenstein Scene Writer)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently claimed that cows are mistreated during the milking process. PETA has attempted to draw attention to this issue by claiming that other drinks like beer are actually better for you than milk. In their advertising campaign, PETA parodied the National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board's "Got Milk?" slogan, replacing the word "milk" with "beer." College students have been waiting for this their entire lives. Someone is actually trying to convince them to drink more beer.